Bake-Off® Contest Finalists

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Sicilian-Style Pizza with Broccoli Pesto


Norell Albanis

   Naples, FL
Amazing Doable Dinners


Pizza change-up night! Get plenty of sausage and cheese plus a broccoli bonus.

Cinnamon Roll-Pear Bread Pudding


Elizabeth Albert

   Highland Park, IL
Weekend Breakfast Wows


Redo simple cinnamon rolls into a fruit-filled bread pudding sweet wow.

Vegetarian Samosas with Cilantro Chutney


Lynn Albright

   Norwalk, CT
Savory Snacks & Sides


Be adventuresome and make your own samosas - it's easy with Grands! biscuits for the wrapper and purchased chutney.

Chili-Coconut Shrimp Tacos


Kalani Allred

   Loomis, CA
Amazing Doable Dinners


Change up taco night with sweet coconut shrimp, jazzed up guac and biscuit rounds.

Toffee and Almond Fudge Cookie Cups


Amy Andrews

   Macomb, MI
Simply Sweet Treats


It's a cookie. It's a candy. It's an indulgent, delicious candy cookie that will make a great addition to any dessert tray.

Chocolate Chip-Banana Nut Muffins


Mindy Beaumont

   Crozet, VA
Weekend Breakfast Wows


Warm banana muffins? It's easy with a jump-start from gluten-free chocolate chip cookie dough.

Chicken and Bacon Peppadew Pepper Paninis


Donna Beck

   Bonney Lake, WA
Amazing Doable Dinners


Bistro sandwiches on your home grill! Bite into layers of chicken, bacon, melty cheese and peppers.

Chocolate Doughnut Poppers


Megan Beimer

   Alexandria, VA
Weekend Breakfast Wows


Baked doughnuts, not fried, have an ooey, gooey chocolate center to discover. A sweet glaze ups the irresistible.

Pepper Jack-Salsa Flatbread with an Italian Twist


JoAnn Belack

   Bradenton, FL
Savory Snacks & Sides


Two cheeses and purchased salsa turn pizza dough into restaurant-style flatbread in minutes.

Chocolate-Peanut Butter-Filled Pretzels


Elizabeth Bennett

   Seattle, WA
Simply Sweet Treats


Salt-sprinkled pretzels taste like more! The warm chocolate-peanut butter filling makes a delightful surprise!

Chicken Chipotle Calzones


Mary Bernier

   Ripon, WI
Amazing Doable Dinners


Melty cheese, roasted chicken and sassy chipotle sauce all wrapped up in a pizza crust sandwich - dig in!

Chicken Florentine "Gnocchi"


Shana Butler

   San Diego, CA
Amazing Doable Dinners


Crusty French loaf creates the "gnocchi" in this quick 30-minute, chicken-and-spinach skillet dinner.

Green Chile-Cheese Appetizers


Electra Carris

   Albuquerque, NM
Savory Snacks & Sides


Flaky half-moon pastries are filled with a double cheese and chile filling.

Simple Spanakopita Pie


JoAnne Catanzaro

   Tucson, AZ
Amazing Doable Dinners


Gluten-free pastry dough puts a new spin on a classic spinach, onion and cheese-filled pie.

Chai-Glazed Cinnamon Waffles


Mimi Chang

   Middletown, NJ
Weekend Breakfast Wows


Cinnamon rolls create the no-mess waffles served with the works - bananas and a rich chai whipping cream.

Spicy Chicken and Spinach Pizza


Tamra Efta

   Princeton, MN
Amazing Doable Dinners


Awesome homemade pizza in about 30. Spice it up with sriracha; cool it down with creamy ranch; make it better for you with spinach.

Hummingbird Macaroons


Melanie Eichman

   San Antonio, TX
Simply Sweet Treats


Spin the classic hummingbird cake into tropical sugar cookies with pineapple, bananas, coconut and nuts.

Sweet and Salty Chocolate Chip-Maple-Peanut Bars


Arlene Erlbach

   Morton Grove, IL
Simply Sweet Treats


Homemade bars mix up in minutes with a bit of sweet and salty - ingredients easily found in your cupboard.

Peanut and Pretzel-Peanut Butter Thumbprints


Barbara Estabrook

   Rhinelander, WI
Simply Sweet Treats


Thirty fabulous peanut butter cookies filled with both a dreamy peanut butter filling and a sweet chocolate drizzle.

Brussels Sprouts-Reuben Flatbread


Rebecca Farias-Insco

   Bartlett, IL
Savory Snacks & Sides


Make restaurant-style flatbread in 30 minutes flat! This one boasts a perfect combo of caraway, corned beef and Swiss.